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16 November 2023

Curiosity & Detours: Path to Lasting Progress

Curiosity & Detours: Path to Lasting Progress - The Value Engine

Progress, a word that fuels our ambitions and keeps us moving forward in our personal and business lives. We all crave it, but how often do we find ourselves taking one step forward, one step backward, and sometimes even a step to the side? It’s the nature of the journey. The frustration sets in when we realize that progress doesn’t always happen in a linear fashion.

In this blog, we’ll explore the concept of progress and how those seemingly sideways or backward steps often hold the keys to long-term success. We’ll dive into the power of curiosity and the significance of asking the right questions. I’ve witnessed this not only in my own journey but also in the businesses of my clients. The challenge is to stay patient, avoid frustration, and focus on discovering the insights because that’s how progress truly works.

Consistency is Key: The big takeaway here is consistency. By taking consistent actions, embracing curiosity, and maintaining a steady direction, you can make things work. Some efforts will yield immediate results, while others might not. However, every step, even those to the side or back, provides valuable learning and insights. It’s these lessons that, when applied, push you forward in the long run.

consistency is key
Consistency is key

My Perspective: That’s my take on progress and its non-linear nature. But I’d love to hear your thoughts. What’s your perspective on progress? Have you experienced the power of curiosity and consistency in your journey? Share your insights and experiences in the comments below.

In the dynamic world of business, progress is rarely a straight line. Embracing the ebb and flow, the forward, backward, and side steps, is crucial to long-term success. It’s about staying consistent in your efforts and staying curious. Every twist and turn holds the potential for growth, even if it’s not immediately apparent. Keep your eyes open for the insights, and you’ll find that progress becomes a more satisfying and meaningful journey.


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